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A man investigators say used his position in a church to hire young girls as interns and then proposition them is facing a charge of criminal solicitation of a minor, officials with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office say. Kenneth Tyler Hostin, 33, was arrested by the sheriff’s department on Aug. 19 after an underage teenager told a camp counselor he asked her for naked photos, to strip and to masturbate...
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A civil lawsuit seeking $10 million was filed in district court against the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the Holy See on behalf of parents who say their child was sexually abused by a priest at Nazareth Academy in 2018. Filed July 14 in the Houston division of the Southern District of Texas by attorneys Tahira Khan Merritt and Felecia Y. Peavy, the lawsuit alleges the priest sexually assaulted the then...
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A lawsuit seeking $10 million has been filed on behalf of two parents who claim their daughter was sexually assaulted by a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, is calling for immediate action by church officials. “This lawsuit names the priest, it names Cardinal [Daniel] DiNardo, it names the Vatican and it names the Galveston-Houston diocese...
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GALVESTON, Texas – A $10 million lawsuit has been filed against Holy See and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and its Cardinal, Daniel N. DiNardo, on behalf of the parents of a child they say was sexually abused by Rev. Phi Thanh Nguyen in November 2018, according to the lawsuit. The lawsuit states that Nguyen sexually abused the child when she was 10 years old while attending the Nazareth Academy in...
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Originally written and posted by https://www.fox4news.com/news/attorney-says-proposed-boy-scouts-sex-abuse-settlement-still IRVING, Texas – The Boy Scouts of America, based in Irving, has proposed one of the largest agreements in U.S. history to victims of child sex abuse. The $850 million payout is more than double the initial offer for compensation, but attorneys for several victims say it is still not enough. View the video here The sum would be divided up by the 82,000 abuse survivors....
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